Top 10 Cars With the Best Residual Value

From Edmunds.com

If you're looking to purchase a new car, you'll probably want one that won't lose too much of its value to depreciation. Well, potential buyers, take note: With resale value in mind, we've compiled this list of the 10 cars likely to depreciate the least during ownership. Included is the percentage of its original value that each vehicle is likely to retain after five years with an annual mileage of 15,000. Our residual value percentages are based on each car's national True Market Value (TMV®) price plus typical options and destination charge. Rankings and figures are updated monthly.

  1. 2006 Honda S2000 - 51.7%
  2. 2006 Mini Cooper - 51.5%
  3. 2006 Acura TSX - 47.7%
  4. 2006 BMW M3 - 47.6%
  5. 2006 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class - 47.0%
  6. 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG - 47.0%
  7. 2006 Infiniti G35 - 46.9%
  8. 2006 Acura RSX - 46.5%
  9. 2006 Lexus SC 430 - 46.5%
  10. 2006 Subaru Impreza WRX STI - 46.4%

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